Flashcards in Part 11 Deck (116)
Who invented the Centigrade scale of temperature?
Which is the southernmost of the North American Great Lakes?
What was the secret identity of the comic book character Babs Gordon?
Who played the nanny in the 1992 film `The Hand That Rocks The Cradle`?
Rebecca De Mornay
When asked if he would be going to Marilyn Monroe`s funeral, who said `Why should I go? She won`t be there`? Arthur Miller, Joe Di Maggio or John F Kennedy?
For what film did Humphrey Bogart win his only Oscar?
The African Queen`
the title of an H. G. Wells book, how is Griffin better known?
The Invisible Man`
Who designed Elizabeth Hurley`s famous dress which she wore to the premiere of the film `Four Weddings And A Funeral`?
Who plays Jim Morrison in the film `The Doors`?
Actors Warren Beatty and Annette Bening married after meeting on the set of what film?
What is the name given to a young eagle?
Which sculptor`s work includes `Genesis`, `Adam` and `Lucifer`?
Sir Jacob Epstein.
Who overthrew King Idris in 1969?
Colonel Gaddafi (in Libya)
What was the name of Thomas Keneally`s book on which the film `Schindler`s List` was based?
Who was the first American President to win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Who invented both the electric lamp and the gramaphone?
How heavy is a puck used in ice hockey? 4 ounces, 6 ouces or 9 ounces?
Which actor won his first best actor Oscar for the 1986 film `The Color Of Money`?
Who had a number one in 1995 with `Cotton Eye Joe`?
Who was the first American President to be born in the 20th century?
John F Kennedy
Whose paintings include `Mrs Siddons` and `Blue Boy`?
Who played Bonnie and Clyde in the 1967 film?
Warren Beaty and Faye Dunaway
Which Simspon voice regular and secondary character movie actor was shot dead by his wife in 1998?
Attu Island is the most western point of which country?
Which country was admitted to the United Nations in 1993, becoming the smallest country to have done so?
1986 which boxer beat Trevor Burbick to become the youngest ever heavyweight world champion?
What nationality was the racing driver Ayrton Senna?
What is name of the Scottish ball game, similar to hockey, in which a player would use a caman to hit the ball?
What sport features in the Stella Artois tournament?
In 2004, Ronnie Coleman equaled a famous film star by winning a title for the seventh time. In which field was this?
Bodybuilding (Arnold Swarzennegger has also won the Mr Olympia title 7 times)
In the 1996 Olympics, who was disqualified from the 100m final after two false starts?
At which distance did Sally Gunnell win her gold medal for hurdling at the 1992 Olympics?
Which boxer had the nickname `The Dark Destroyer`?
What type of racing has only two cars competing on the track at the same time?
How many gold medals did Jesse Owens win at the 1936 Berlin Olympics?
Approximately how many acres in size is a baseball field? 1, 2 or 4?
Which country was the first to win the soccer World Cup three times?
In what sport would you compete for the Nino Bibbia Cup?
Which sportsman`s autobiography is called `You Cannot Be Serious`?
Who in 1988 became the first boxer to win world titles at 5 officially recognises weights?
Sugar Ray Leonard
Ben Johnson was stripped of his gold medal in the 1988 Summer Olympics because what banned substance was detected in his body?
8. Which football team won the World Cup in 1986?
Which of the major tennis tournaments is played annually at the Roland Garros Stadium?
The French Open
Who was the Formula 1 World Champion in the years 1988, 1990 and 1991?
What do the letters d.p.s.mean to a competitive swimmer?
Distance Per Stroke
Which boxer was nicknames `The Brown Bomber`?
By 1966, how many times had Brazil won the World Cup?
What was the first team sport to be publicly televised?
How high is the highest board in competition diving? 2 metres, 6 metres or 10 metres?
Which sportsman`s autobiography is called `My Side`?
18. Eamonn Martin in 1993 was the last Briton to win which annual event?
The London Marathon
1. In the French game boules, what are the two things that a baguette is used for?
Measuring distance and making marks on the ground
Tennis - which four events make up the ` Grand Slam` ?
Wimbledon, US Open, French Open, Australian Open
How did Eric the Eel make his name at the Sydney Olympics in 2000?
By winning a swimming heat in a record slow time
14. Which city will host the 2004 Summer Olympics?
How many fences are jumped in the Grand National?
10. In centimetres, what is the maximum length a rounders bat can be? 46cm, 56 cm or 66cm?
As at the year 2001, which baseball team has won the most World Series titles?
New York Yankees
In what sport do players take long and short corners?
How long is a 10-pin bowling lane? 60 feet, 80 feet or 100 feet?
In 1986 which boxer beat Trevor Burbick to become the youngest ever heavyweight world champion?
How many players are there in a baseball team?
When were the Winter and Summer Olympics last held in the same year?
13. In which sport are the Thomas Cup, Uber Cup and Sudiman Cup tournaments played?
In which sport are there defensive positions called prime, tierce and octave?
In which sport are competitors forbidden to play left handed?
At which stroke did swimmer David Wilkie win the 200m with a world record time at the 1976 Olympics?
How old was Tiger Woods when he won the US Masters in 1997?
How many players make up a netball team?
Which American football team play their home games at the Ralph Wilson Stadium?
Which famous person from history opened the 1936 Olympic Games?
In which sport might you adopt the `egg` position?
Which sport was invented by Dr James Naismith in Massachusetts in 1891?
With which sport was Suzanne Dando associated?
Who or what are the band Kaiser Chiefs named after?
A South African football club
Who won a tennis `Golden Slam` in 1988 by winning the singles titles at the Australian, French, Wimbledon and United States tennis championships and winning a gold medal at the Olympic games?
After how many points do players swap serve in table tennis?
As at 2001, which golfer has won 18 majors in his career, the most by a single player?
which famous race is the slowest man of the day given a red lantern?
Tour de France
How many nations competed in the first ever Olympic Games?
The Iroquois Cup is contested in what sport?
How long is an Olympic sized swimming pool?
Where were the 1988 summer Olympics held?
In what city is the Kentucky Derby held?
Name the river that flows through the city of Albuquerque in the USA.
Winnepeg is the capital of which Canadian province?
Kosciusko is the highest mountain in which country?
In which event would you compete for the Borg Warner Cup?
The Indianapolis 500
What is made using soda, lime and silica?
Who created Wikipedia on the World Wide Web?
Which US city is home to sporting teams known as the Browns, the Cavaliers and the Indians?
Cleveland (NFL, NBA and MLB teams)
What is the name of the famous statue by Edvard Eriksen, unveiled on the 23rd August, 1913?
The Little Mermaid (in Copenhagen)
At what sport does Jane Sixsmith represent England?
Where were the 1984 summer Olympics held?
How many players make up a team in Gaelic football?
With which sport would you associate Matt Biondi?
After the 1936 Olympic Games, they were not held again until what year?
Where were the 1960 Olympic Games held?
What is the name of the sport which combines cross-country skiing and rifle marksmanship?
What is a perfect score in ten-pin bowling?
Who won the mens singles title at Wimbledon in 2000?
Which sporting event did the Brit Ann Haydon Jones win in 1969?
Which heavyweight boxer is nicknamed `The Real Deal`?
How many hoops are used in a game of croquet?
which country did the `Rumble In The Jungle` between Muhammed Ali and George Foreman take place in 1974?
How many players make up a volleyball team?
official number Olympiad will Rio Olympic Games be in 2016?
Which four tournaments make up the golf `majors`?
The British Open, the US Open, the US Masters and the US PGA
How high is the centre of a Badminton net? 5 feet, 5 and a half feet, or 6 feet?
Which two throwing events in track and field require safety netting?
Discus and Hammer
In inches what is the diameter of a standard dartboard?
what name was the boxer Walker Smith Jr better known?
Sugar Ray Robinson
What was unique about the Toronto Blue Jays baseball world series win in 1992?
The French Open tennis tournament is played on what type of surface?
American football birds
Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Seattle Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles